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Grateful Dead Live at Sandstone Amphitheatre on 1990-07-04

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Grateful Dead Live at Sandstone Amphitheatre on 1990-07-04

Set 1:
d1t01 - Tuning
d1t02 - Cold Rain & Snow ->
d1t03 - Walkin' Blues
d1t04 - Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo
d1t05 - Queen Jane Approximately
d1t06 - Loose Lucy
d1t07 - It's All Over Now
d1t08 - Loser
d1t09 - The Promised Land

Set 2:
d2t01 - Tuning
d2t02 - Victim Or The Crime ->
d2t03 - Foolish Heart ->
d2t04 - Just A Little Light ->
d2t05 - Scarlet Begonias >
d2t06 - Fire On The Mountain ->
d2t07 - Drums ->
d3t01 - Space ->
d3t02 - The Wheel ->
d3t03 - Gimme Some Lovin' ->
d3t04 - Stella Blue ->
d3t05 - Sugar Magnolia

d3t06 - U.S. Blues

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Sandstone Amphitheatre
Location Bonner Springs, KS

Source Patched fix of shnid 26351
Transferred by Bill Tetzeli


I patched in 1:25-6:57 of drums from the incredible FOB located on (shnid 8573). It's an excellent recording (as is this) and I heartily recommend downloading it. All SHNs were converted to FLAC, SBEs were cleaned up using shntool.

Many thanks to Charlie Miller for the SBD seed and to Ladner for the AUD patch source.

Bill Tetzeli (
5:44 PM 7/18/2006


Reviewer: LilJugBand - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 20, 2016
Subject: First Dead Show and SO HOT!
I had been turned on to the Dead by my buddy Randy. Through commercial releases and bootleg tapes he got me up to speed for this show. Oh my goodness! It was SO HOT that Fourth of July day. Jerry came out in shorts and I thought I heard a collective "gasp" from the crowd. We were sitting in the lawn section about 40 feet behind the "taper section". I had never seen anything like this and trust me I'd been to lots of concerts. I like to listen to this show on days when I need a good flashback. When they opened with Cold Rain and Snow we all just looked and each other and laughed! At that moment... it sounded as if they were ordering that up for us. There are a few hiccups here and there but who cares?! This was the only show that I got the see Brent play and he was killing Just a Little Light that night. He spaces a line but makes up for it with the heart he put into the singing. Then right into Scarlet Begonias and that was it for me! I forgot where I was until US Blues came around and we thought it was time for the fireworks! Well that didn't happen but there was sure a good show put on by the Heads in the parking lot. Thank you Randy. Miss you, Jerry, and Brent. Download the Live Concert version so you have your own copy. Oh! I nearly forgot that this is my favorite version of The Wheel that I've heard. Keep on Truckin'.
Reviewer: Tar Hale - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 9, 2016
Subject: Last of the Best
I got to see GD 14 more times after this show but this one was the best of the last 6 years. Took the drummer in the band I was in at the time and his girlfriend ( their first Dead show ) along with my wife to this show. The day and the music were both hot. Vividly remember start of second set with Bobby's Victim or Crime into Jerry's Foolish Heart and then Jerry looking over his glasses at Brent and nodding it's your turn and they jam into Brent's Just a Little Light. Then remember being home about 2 weeks later and hearing Brent was dead. So sad! Though I never saw Pigpen, my favorite shows were in the Brent era. I miss Jerry and Brent. Thank you
Reviewer: Johnnyopps8 - favoritefavoritefavorite - October 17, 2016
Subject: What fixation feeds this fever
I gotta admit I get jealous when I read about all your first person recollections of being at this show. I only got to see the band after Vince took over the Hot Seat. If I had only known just a little sooner about what I'd been missing out on I'm sure I could've managed to catch a show or two around this time.
This isn't the best of the shows from this tour but the recording while it has its flaws is decent and the pre-Drums segment features some excellent playing from Brent and Phil. Brent was a beast no matter what his detractors say. Slowly he's becoming my favorite of all the musicians who have sat on the bench over the years.
There are some spotty vocals which cost some points when it comes to ratings and as I mentioned there are some flaws with the sound while overall it does sound better than some other posted stuff I've come across, (which I want to thank all the people who've given the masses free access to this material out of the sheer love of it, I love all you guys). The set list is great, I mean I wouldn't have been able to ask for much more.l, but I want to be fair in rating shows I rate and overall this is average for the time but it's got its moments
Reviewer: BDylan18 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 2, 2013
Subject: great show, little hot until the sun went down.
One of my first shows, what a great set list, the played Fire on the Mountain for ever it seemed like. Jerry and Phil were sporting cut offs and man were those legs white. Love ya Jer!
Reviewer: hippiechick368 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 17, 2012
Subject: loved this show
came from New Jersey had to much fun ,did the whole tour,only thing is this is a little low..But i love the tapers and get that
Reviewer: wikiman - - July 17, 2010
Subject: My One and Only
This was the only time I saw the Dead so it was all new to me. I went with a friend who also was first timing and we sat down front and watched the show amid empty seats, most people were out back on the hillsides partying. That would have been fun but I guess we figured we came to see the show so we watched it close.
We drove four hours without tickets and stood out front on the road for a few hours until we got lucky and bought two seats close to the front (not together). It was wierd how the staff made everyone stay in their ticketed seat so I could not sit with my friend even though, like I said, most seats were empty. The people that were near me weren't friendly, so now I guess I know why most everybody were out in the back partying -hassle free. Little did I know I would be one of the last to see Brent playing before he died. I remember he did make an impression on me going crazy like a (skinny) madman pounding those ivories. I also remember at half-time the S p a c e was kinda wierd then back to jammin' and then we drove four hours back home in the middle of the night. Having the background in the tunes I have now, I'm looking forward to my second dead or Further experience...
Reviewer: Jinglebell Rainbow - favoritefavoritefavorite - June 11, 2010
Subject: 110
That is how hot it was when the show started only time I saw Phil and Jerry in shorts. The first set was ok, The Scarlet>Fire was great. After drums was a standard list but played very well. The Fire on the Mountain was the best I've seen really hot like the day
Reviewer: BIG_R - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 27, 2009
Subject: 7-4-90
Nice show. Good remaster by Charlie. If you have a little 30 watt shelf stereo like me the levels are low and the bass is particularly thin. If you have a high powered stereo with a subwoofrer I'm sure this will sound great.
Reviewer: brooktrout - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 17, 2009
Subject: too hot
what a great show this was must've been 110 degrees the fire department puulled up a bunch of firetrucks and opened up the hoses straight into the air by the front gates about 3 in the afternoon they gave away drinking water and danced in the artificial rain with us all afternoon then the dead opened with cold rain & snow couldnt think of a better way to spend the 4th miss you jerry god bless the archive
Reviewer: - - June 6, 2009
Subject: 106 Degrees
and Jerry wore shorts. And they opened with Cold Wind & Rain. Irony was awesome.
Reviewer: eaxxdotcom - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 11, 2008
Subject: Grate Show - I was there!!
I can't believe I ran across this jem! One of the best shows of 1990 summer tour! The balloons and kind veggie burritos were everywhere in the city park after the show.
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